Patagonia Wildflowers
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scotch broom
Cytisus scoparius
Cytisus scoparius
scotch broom Pea Family
Cytisus scoparius Fabaceae
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English common name
  •scotch broom
Spanish common names
  •retama negra
  •retamo de escobas
accepted scientific name
  •Cytisus scoparius (L.) Link
rules for finding collection records
  •Cytisus scoparius (180)
  •Sarothamnus scoparius (1)
family name
  • Fabaceae
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Category: Shrubs
Flowers: Pea shaped flowers
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.6 to 0.8 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed beginning of August thru 3rd week of March

How Likely at this Location (32%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
base map where plant found
mag select
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